How does rural-to-urban migration generated by climate change affect urbanization? What are the economic and political settings that contribute to or impede the emergence of political violence and conflicts?
Which types of international environmental cooperation are likely to have long-term prospects in democracies and which will not?
How can a neurological look at the dynamics of emotions in general and fear in particular help finding better strategies in conflict prevention and / or resolution?
What is the role of large-scale extractive investments in the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals and their contradictory dynamics?
What are the legal obligations to protect and assist persons with disabilities during conflict and what are the policies and practices required to put these obligations into effect?
What are the factors that shape the institutional design of recently adopted migration partnerships at a international, national and regional level?
What can the EU’s Hotspot approach to migration tell us about the impact of infrastructure on migration management?
What are the effects of Social Impact Bonds on the social service programs they finance?
How can raising awareness, better prevention and treatment help individuals suffering from Noma, the “neglected disease”?
What are the political orders put in place by rebel movements and how do they influence the post-war state formation?
To what extent can globalized economies offer increased opportunities to their populations in different socio-economic domains?
What are the generalised, large scale factors of the environment-migration relationship and to what extent is it conditional on various individual, socio-economic, and political factors?
To what extent do institutional reforms and participation mechanism increase the external stakeholder input in formal and informal governance arrangements?
What are the barriers and opportunities for compost-based urban farming and gardening in Dschang, Cameroon and Lausanne, Switzerland?
What are the roles played by migrant organisations in the context of transnational Senegalese migration, integration and development?
What are the patterns and impacts on the development of return skilled migration and how can the potential of scientific diasporas best be exploited for development?
How can the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) effectively contribute to the integration of those left-behind by the declining social aid and create solidarity for these vulnerable groups?
What are the recent trends of non-core multilateral aid ? To what extent do they threaten aid effectiveness through an increased fragmentation and proliferation of funds ?
What are the practices, social relations and power relations to social reproduction within the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE)? What is the contribution of SSE to the renewal of public action and policies in the field of production and social reproduction?
How efficient are the current global health architecture and the variants of private-public partnerships on global health policies and targeted achievements?
How can psychological knowledge help legal professionals in their work with victims in the context of the Cambodian trials?
What are the motivations and expectations of highly-qualified young people from developing countries for leaving their country and what are the alternatives?
How can developing countries compensate for their limited power resources by deploying successful strategies in the context of climate change compensation negotiations?
What are the complex relationships between Schistosomiasis, agricultural production, and migration in an African context?
How do emotions and cultural differences affect communication in multi-linguistic negotiations?
What are the consumption patterns of the growing middle classes in emerging countries? What are the environmental and social impacts of these practices? How can more sustainable consumption pathways be reached?